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Scott, John (1782–1839)

John Scott, a carpenter, was sentenced to life transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1815 aboard the Indefatigable. According to the ship's indent he was 6 feet 2½ inches (188 cms) tall; and had a fair, ruddy complexion; dark brown hair and grey eyes. He was forwarded to Windsor for distribution. He married Hannah Clothier in 1816.

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'Scott, John (1782–1839)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/scott-john-25139/text33624, accessed 28 January 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1782
Yorkshire, England

Death

1839
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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Passenger Ship
Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: life